Chad's survivors of torture and rape seek justice for fellow Africans


Ginette Ngarbaye, 52, rises from her seat, leans forward and glares intensely at the ghost of her tormentor.
“I gave him a long, deep look - like this,” she said, recalling how she came face to face with former Chad President Hissène Habré - the man responsible for the worst moments of her life.

Aged 20, she was arrested by Habré’s soldiers, interrogated, tortured and raped – all while pregnant with her first child. Unable to get medical help, she gave birth on the cement floor of her cell, crowded with other women and crawling with insects.

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